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Joel Chandler Harris (1845–1908)

Autor(a) de The Classic Tales of Brer Rabbit

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About the Author

Joel Chandler Harris was born in Eatonton, Ga., on December 9, 1848. Deserted by his father at an early age, Harris dropped out of school and began working as a literary apprentice to help his mother make ends meet. Soon after, he was writing humorous pieces for several Georgia newspapers and in mostrar mais 1876, Harris joined the Staff of the Atlanta Constitution as an editor. Harris is best remembered for writing the Uncle Remus stories. Based on traditional African tales and folklore, the stories feature animal characters, such as Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox, who are endowed with human characteristics. Some of the Uncle Remus titles include Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings, Night with Uncle Remus, Uncle Remus and His Friends, and Uncle Remus and the Little Boy. After his death on July 3, 1908, Harris's home in Atlanta's West End was preserved as a museum called Wren's Nest. The museum got its name from a family of wrens that were found nesting in Harris's rickety old wooden mailbox. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos


Obras por Joel Chandler Harris

The Classic Tales of Brer Rabbit (1982) 601 exemplares
The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus (1955) 535 exemplares
Uncle Remus (1895) 221 exemplares
Uncle Remus: The Complete Tales (1999) 185 exemplares
The Favorite Uncle Remus (1948) 165 exemplares
Giant Treasury of Brer Rabbit (1990) 95 exemplares
Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit (1907) 80 exemplares
The Wonderful Tar Baby Story (1990) 67 exemplares
Brer Rabbit Stories (1968) 36 exemplares
The Adventures of Brer Rabbit (1972) 34 exemplares
Stories from Uncle Remus (1934) 30 exemplares
Stories of Georgia (1896) 28 exemplares
21 Essential American Short Stories (2011) — Contribuidor — 25 exemplares
American Wit and Humor (1907) 25 exemplares
Uncle Remus Returns (1918) 21 exemplares
Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox (1941) 15 exemplares
Uncle Remus Stories (2015) 13 exemplares
A Little Union Scout (2011) 12 exemplares
Uncle Remus Tales (1999) 12 exemplares
The Essential Uncle Remus (1949) 10 exemplares
Mr. Rabbit at Home (1895) 10 exemplares
Onu Remuse jutte (2019) 8 exemplares
Uncle Remus and the Little Boy (1910) 7 exemplares
Library of Southern Literature [set] (1909) — Editor in Chief — 7 exemplares
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. XIII: Washington-Young (1909) — Editor in Chief — 6 exemplares
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. VI: Hearn-Johnston (1909) — Editor in Chief — 6 exemplares
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. X: Prentiss-Sass (1909) — Editor in Chief — 6 exemplares
Fifty Stories from Uncle Remus (1930) 5 exemplares
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. V: Goodloe-Hayne (1909) — Editor in Chief & Contributor — 5 exemplares
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. II: Boyle-Clarke (1909) — Editor in Chief — 5 exemplares
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. VII: Johnston-Lucas (1909) — Editor in Chief — 5 exemplares
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. XI: Schele De Vere-Stuart (1909) — Editor in Chief — 5 exemplares
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. IX: Murphey-Prentice (1909) — Editor in Chief — 5 exemplares
Tales from Uncle Remus, (1935) 5 exemplares
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. I: Adams-Boyle (1909) — Editor in Chief — 4 exemplares
Plantation pageants (1899) 4 exemplares
Little Treasury of Brer Rabbit (1988) 4 exemplares
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. XIV: Miscellanea (1909) — Editor in Chief — 4 exemplares
On the Wing of Occasions (1969) 4 exemplares
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. XII: Tabb-Warfield (1909) — editor in Chief — 4 exemplares
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. III: Clay-Dickson (1909) — Editor in Chief — 4 exemplares
My Best Brer Rabbit Stories (2010) 4 exemplares
Aaron in the Wildwoods (1898) 3 exemplares
UNCLE REMUS Easton Press (1957) 2 exemplares
Seven Tales of Uncle Remus (1948) 2 exemplares
Bishop's Shadow 2 exemplares
Uncle Remus, etc 1 exemplar
Onkel Remus erzählt (1965) 1 exemplar
The Bishop and the Boogerman (2011) 1 exemplar
Skazki Dyadyushki Rimusa (2017) 1 exemplar
Tales of Uncle Remus (2003) 1 exemplar
Onu Remuse lood. 2. raamat (1996) 1 exemplar
Aaron in the Woods 1 exemplar
Rémusz bácsi meséi (2019) 1 exemplar
Don Juan 1 exemplar
The Marry Maker 1 exemplar
Evening Tales 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Illustrated Treasury of Children's Literature, Volumes 1-2 (1955) — Contribuidor — 462 exemplares
The Golden Treasury of Children's Literature Set (1961) — Contribuidor — 210 exemplares
The New Junior Classics Volume 02: Stories of Wonder and Magic (1912) — Contribuidor — 205 exemplares
An Anthology of Famous American Stories (1953) — Contribuidor — 139 exemplares
The Scribner Treasury: 22 Classic Tales (1953) — Contribuidor — 105 exemplares
The Literature of the American South: A Norton Anthology (1997) — Contribuidor — 98 exemplares
The American Fantasy Tradition (2002) — Contribuidor — 90 exemplares
The Best American Humorous Short Stories (1945) — Contribuidor — 85 exemplares
Richard Adams's Favorite Animal Stories (1979) — Contribuidor — 73 exemplares
Bedside Book of Famous American Stories (1936) — Contribuidor — 72 exemplares
The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Concise Edition (2003) — Contribuidor — 68 exemplares
Best in Children's Books 38 (1960) 67 exemplares
Song of the South [1946 film] (1946) — Original story — 59 exemplares
Uncle Remus Stories (1950) — Story — 53 exemplares
Pearl S. Buck's Book of Christmas (1974) — Contribuidor — 46 exemplares
Gaslit Nightmares (1988) — Contribuidor — 44 exemplares
A Golden Land (1958) — Contribuidor — 42 exemplares
American short stories, 1820 to the present (1952) — Contribuidor — 26 exemplares
The Conjure Stories [Norton Critical Edition] (2011) — Contribuidor — 21 exemplares
Short Story Classics [American], Volume 4 (1905) — Contribuidor — 17 exemplares
International Short Stories American (Volume 1) (1910) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
The Great Modern American Stories: An Anthology (1920) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
In their Shoes: Fairy Tales and Folktales (2016) — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares
The bear went over the mountain (1964) — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
Representative American Short Stories — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. VIII: Madison-Murfree (1909) — Editor in Chief — 5 exemplares
American Humor and Satire (1992) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
14 American Masterpieces Vol.1 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar


Conhecimento Comum



I sought out this collection after reading a discussion thread not long ago about the most memorable/traumatizing short stories assigned by high school English teachers. Only 21 stories are included here, and they are limited to those of only American origin, but I thought it was a reasonably well-rounded collection. They range from the humorous and the delightfully disturbing to the incomprehensible ("The Call of Cthulhu") and the weirdly twisted, and I limited my reading to no more than a single story each day to allow more time to ruminate.… (mais)
ryner | May 10, 2023 |
This edition is modernized so you are not wrestling with a possibly unfamiliar dialect.

Trickster tales require a bit of caution, much like Tricksters themselves. Pre-read and decide if this is for you or edit as you read aloud.

This book uses the word “stupid”, and mentions Brer Rabbit getting his comeuppance by becoming a stew or being hanged.
FamiliesUnitedLL | 10 outras críticas | May 10, 2023 |
Our copy purchased in 1946 at the Wren's Nest, the Joel Chandler Harris house, as a present for my wife's mother.


Contents: Brer Rabbit and the Calamus Root -- The Wonderful Tar Baby -- Mr. Wolf Makes a Failure -- Mr. Fox Tackles Old Man Tarrypin -- Old Mr. Rabbit, He's a Good Fisherman -- Why Mr. Possum Has No Hair on His Tail -- Mr. Rabbit Meets His Match
villemezbrown | Apr 4, 2023 |
Uncle Remus is the fictional title character and narrator of a collection of black American folktales compiled and adapted by
Joel Chandler Harris and published in book form in 1881. Harris was a journalist in post-Reconstruction Atlanta, and he produced seven
Uncle Remus books. He wrote these stories to represent the struggle in the Southern United States, and more specifically in the plantations.
He did so by introducing tales that he had heard and framing them in the plantation context. He wrote his stories in a dialect which represented
the voice of the narrators and their subculture. For this choice of framing, his collection has encountered controversy.
… (mais)
CarrieFortuneLibrary | 2 outras críticas | Sep 7, 2022 |



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